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Site Administrator - Dawson South

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface and underground mining, civil design and construction, performance enhancement, and mine site maintenance and rehabilitation services to the resources sector.

Due to the continuous growth and strengthening of our position Australia wide and the recent award of the contract at Dawson South, Macmahon has an opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated Site Administrator to support our Mining team on a 5:2 roster
Some of your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Coordinating site travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • First point of contact for all project inquiries.
  • General administrative duties including filing, ordering, time keeping, reporting and preparation of forecasts and budgets.
  • Assisting the leadership team on site with all administrative duties as required
  • Administration of invoices, receipts, purchase order etc.
  • Adhere and promote a zero-harm work environment


To be successful in this position, you would ideally have:

  • Experience working on Mining and/or Civil projects;
  • Solid Administration experience in a similar role;Experience in Pronto (or another accounting software system) is highly desirable;
  • Strong communication and intrapersonal skills with the ability to deal with internal & external stakeholders;
  • Excellent time management skills with an eye for detail
  • Standard 11 induction
  • Coal Board Medical
  • Drug & Alcohol Screen
  • Drivers Licence (manual)


Dawson is located at the southern end of the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland near the town of Moura; it is approximately one hour drive from Biloela and two hours from Rockhampton and Gladstone and is one of Australia’s longest established coal mines.
Macmahon see the Dawson South contract as pivotal in building and enhancing our surface mining footprint on the east coast.

As a part of the recruitment process for this role you may be required to complete a pre-employment medical, inclusive of laboratory drug and alcohol screen and complete a criminal history and qualification checks. Additionally, you will be asked to provide proof of working rights in Australia i.e. copy of valid Australian passport, birth certificate, citizenship certificate or current visa grant notification where applicable.

Macmahon offers its’ people competitive remuneration packages, a range of company benefits and discounts, ongoing training, development and career progression opportunities as well as ability to work in diverse roles across multiple local and international locations. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop.  Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.